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How to buy Five Star Senior Living stock | $3.98

Learn how to easily invest in Five Star Senior Living stock.

Five Star Senior Living Inc is a medical care facilities business based in the US. Five Star Senior Living shares (FVE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Five Star Senior Living employs 12,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Five Star Senior Living stock price (NASDAQ: FVE)

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Five Star Senior Living shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-09.
Latest market close$3.98
52-week range$3.80 - $9.25
50-day moving average $4.26
200-day moving average $5.23
Wall St. target price$6.50
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.08

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Five Star Senior Living price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.98 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-07) -1.24%
1 month (2021-09-16) 2.31%
3 months (2021-07-16) -29.56%
6 months (2021-04-16) -19.60%
1 year (2020-10-16) -18.78%
2 years (2019-10-16) -24.48%
3 years (2018-10-16) 384.66%
5 years (2016-10-14) 39.65%

Is Five Star Senior Living under- or over-valued?

Valuing Five Star Senior Living stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Five Star Senior Living's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Five Star Senior Living's EBITDA

Five Star Senior Living's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $18.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Five Star Senior Living's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Five Star Senior Living financials

Revenue TTM $205.2 million
Operating margin TTM 3.31%
Gross profit TTM $115.6 million
Return on assets TTM 0.98%
Return on equity TTM -1.17%
Profit margin -1.16%
Book value $6.36
Market capitalisation $128.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Five Star Senior Living shares

There are currently 255,488 Five Star Senior Living shares held short by investors – that's known as Five Star Senior Living's "short interest". This figure is 28.1% up from 199,498 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Five Star Senior Living shares can be evaluated.

Five Star Senior Living's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Five Star Senior Living's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Five Star Senior Living shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Five Star Senior Living shares traded daily (recently around 96048.120300752). Five Star Senior Living's SIR currently stands at 2.66. In other words for every 100,000 Five Star Senior Living shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2660 shares are currently held short.

However Five Star Senior Living's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Five Star Senior Living shares, or, against the total number of tradable Five Star Senior Living shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Five Star Senior Living's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Five Star Senior Living shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0135% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Five Star Senior Living shares, roughly 14 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Five Star Senior Living.

Find out more about how you can short Five Star Senior Living stock.

Five Star Senior Living share dividends

We're not expecting Five Star Senior Living to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Five Star Senior Living's shares ever split?

Five Star Senior Living's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 30 September 2019. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Five Star Senior Living shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Five Star Senior Living shares which in turn could have impacted Five Star Senior Living's share price.

Five Star Senior Living share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Five Star Senior Living's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.8 up to $9.25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FVE.US volatility(beta: 0.9)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Five Star Senior Living's is 0.8974. This would suggest that Five Star Senior Living's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Five Star Senior Living overview

Five Star Senior Living Inc. operates and manages senior living communities in the United States. It operates through Senior Living, and Rehabilitation and Wellness segments. Its senior living communities comprise independent living communities, assisted living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), and an active adult community. The company offers nursing and healthcare services; and rehabilitation and wellness services. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 268 senior living communities consisting of 29,271 living units comprising 243 primarily independent and assisted living communities with 28,316 living units, and 9 SNFs with 955 living units located in 31 states. The company was formerly known as Five Star Quality Care, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Five Star Senior Living is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 66.441% of Five Star Senior Living shares are held by insiders and 34.159% by institutions.
How many people work for Five Star Senior Living?
Latest data suggests 12,000 work at Five Star Senior Living.
When does the fiscal year end for Five Star Senior Living?
Five Star Senior Living's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Five Star Senior Living based?
Five Star Senior Living's address is: 400 Centre Street, Newton, MA, United States, 02458-2076
What is Five Star Senior Living's ISIN number?
Five Star Senior Living's international securities identification number is: US33832D2053
What is Five Star Senior Living's CUSIP number?
Five Star Senior Living's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 33832D106

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